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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
protection of the law. >> reporter: the university automatically admits most of the students based upon their rank and high school class and one quarter of texas freshmen are admitted based upon a formula made up of many factors, one which of is race. bill powers said if the supreme court prevents that -- . >> we would not be given the kind of education to all of our students. we would prepare them to work and it would be a setback for our students and society. >> reporter: howard said diversity benefits all students but chief justice john roberts wanted to hon on you the -- know how the university would determine when it had, quote, a krill critical mass of diversity on campus. us judgeis kennedy could be a key swing vote appearing skeptical telling the texas delegation what you're saying is what counts is race above all. >> justice sodermayer said fisher's lawyer wants to, quote, gut the law. a decision in the fisher- university of texas case is not expected until spring. back to you. >> and thank you. >>>a panel of judges upheld south carolina's voter identification law requiring tho
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Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
three years in probation. tiffany was accused of paying a law firm employee $800 in state money. sounds like he is a theft and using state funds for her wedding. he will have to pay back $800 to the state. >>> a woman claims a sheriff deputy raped her at a local courthouse. more on her lawsuit and why she decided to go public with her story. also ahead tonight, quick thinking maryland teenagers jump into action after their bus driver passes out behind the wheel. tell us about their close call still ahead. >> i did everything they asked me to do, so i didn't think it was going be an issue. >> a terminally ill woman said she was humiliated. the embarrassing patdown that is getting national attention at 11:00. pamela howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. according to an inde
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Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
federal prosecutor paul butler who is now a law professor at georgetown law school. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> we've all heard that audio of jerry sandusky speaking with the college radio station. were you surprised to hear he called in and made a statement like that? >> you know, it was a little surprising. but he's done things like this before. he gave that weird interview with bob costas shortly before the trial. this is consistent. from a defense perspective, it's a horrible move. i think he added a good 10 to 20 years to his sentence, because he's blaming these people. what judges want to hear in a sentencing hearing is remorse. i was convicted, the process was fair, now i'm going to do my time. that might reduce the sentence. but this is not -- making it worse for him. >> the tone of it, basically saying i was wrongfully convicted of these disgusting acts, i think he said disgusting. he's also expected to speak today. might we hear more of the same or do you think perhaps the lawyers have said, might want to change up the conversation a little bit in court today? >
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
this did tell reporters at least one law enforcement agency, they wouldn't name the one, asked for one of its own. >> and what would -- that agency, although we don't know what it sorry, be looking into as far as perhaps criminal activity? >> you know, i know -- to speculate. i can't imagine that any money was involved, knowing jim graham, and why was he so corn concernd? maybe he has a good explaining, maybe he thinks there should have been more affordable housing and maybe the interest of the city and the metro board were in the same direction. he didn't tell board members and some were plainly angry, few of them and they serve on the board. some were angry that he was dealing, unbeknownst to managers and board members here with the developer and trying -- trying to say no, no, i want you off of the project. plainly, the metro board doesn't like what happened and have decided to strengthen their own code and this is a violation of the existing conduct code. >> where does the metro board can go from here? is it the end of it? once they release the board? >> it is. there is no way to m
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Oct 6, 2012 10:30pm EDT
law stirring up the controversial law. >> the bars in d.c. are staying open until 4 a.m. not everyone thinks that is a good idea. next. when i was younger and... financially stable. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'. we're here! [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. minuteclinic, the medical clinic in cvs pharmacy, now offering flu shots every day, no appointment necessary. find a clinic near you at minuteclinic.com. . >>> a courage alert wit
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Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
healthcare reform law. >> i don't think working mom in arlington should have to wait to get a mammogram because money is tight. don't think a college student in fairfax or charlottesville should have to choose between textbooks or the preventive care she needs. >> the president's supporters say this speech was a return to form for a president who they admit was off his game in the first debate. >> i recognize that. i don't know why that was. all i do know is that's the attitude he needs to bring to the next debate. >> clearly both these presidential campaigns covet virginia. this is president obama's 17th trip to the state just this year. mitt romney was in this state yesterday and he'll return monday. >> i love you, too guys. >> the romney campaign says wednesday's debate has een a big boost to their efforts in virginia. >> obviously people saw the great debate performance. people are fired up as ever of the we're having more volunteers stream -- ever. we're having more volunteers stream into the office. >> still most major polls have president obama ahead in virginia. while he headed
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
pleading guilty to misconduct in office. delegate tiffany alston was accused of paying a law firm employee $800 in state money of she was also accused of theft and using state funds for her wedding. she will have to perform 300 hours of community service and pay pack the $#00 to the state. -- $800 to the state. >>> lawyers for jerry sandusky say they plan to appeal his sentence. tuesday, a judge sentenced sandusky to a minimum of 30 years in prison. sandusky was convicted earlier this year of sexually abusing 10 children. during tuesday's hearing, some of sandusky's victims testified and described how sandusky's abuse changed their lives. sandusky also addressed the court and again denied any wrongdoing. some of sandusky's victims are suing penn state over how the university responded to the complaints about sandusky. >>> when we come back, we'll talk about a heinous crime. a 14-year-old girl shot for expressing her demand for an education. >>> a ball of flames kept crews pretty busy overnight. we are checking more headlines coming up. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the b
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Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
the civil marriage protection act into law in march. but opposition groups collected enough signatures to get the issue put tie voter referendum november 6th. >> once people have an opportunity to think about this issue a little more as we approach the election, i think with you will see marylanders supporting question six because it will protect every child's home equally under the law while protecting relimbous freedom. >> reporter: mat burke is in a tv ad for the other side. >> i'm rav an center matt burke. marriage is not easy. marriage is and should remain between a man and woman. >> reporter: on the streets of federal hill, we found most saying they will be voting for question six. >> i'm all for gay marriage. so i guess is that i yes. >> that is a for. >> i'll be voting for question six. >> 100% voting for question six, no doubt. >> reporter: but maryland voters opposed to gay marriage say their votes will also be counted. >> against gay marriage because i believe it is a man and woman supposed to be married, not a man and man or woman and woman. >> reporter: with just four week
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Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to all of us that, we're entitled to the equal protection of the law. >> reporter: the university automatically admits most of its students based upon their rank in their high school class, put 1/4 of texas freshman are admitted based upon a formula made up of many factors, one of which is race. texas president bill powers said if the supreme court prevents that -- >> we would not be giving the kind of education to all of our students that would be preparing them to work in a global and diverse world, be a setback for our students and our society. >> reporter: powers says diversity benefits all students, but chief justice john roberts wanted to know how the university would determine when it had a critical mass of diversity on campus. justice anthony kennedy could be a key swing vote. he appeared skeptical telling the texas delegation what you're saying is what counts is race above all. justice sonia sotomayer said the decision looks to gut the law. a decision is not expected until spring. beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> bricks and mortar trying to compete with online retailers coul
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
have to treat them all the same way. >> reporter: governor o'malley signed the civil law protection act in march, but opposition groups got the issue put to voter referendum november 6th. >> once people have an opportunity to think about this issue a little more, i think you'll see marylanders supporting question 6 because it will protect every child's home equally under the law while also protecting religious freedom. >> reporter: another ravens player is speak out publicly on question 6. center matt birk is in a tv ad for the other side. >> i'm ravens center matt birk. marriage is not easy. marriage is and should remain between a man and a woman. >> reporter: on the streets of federal hill we found most saying they'll be voting for question 6. >> i'm all for gay marriage. so i guess is that a yes or no? >> reporter: that's a for. >> i'll be voting for question 6. >> 100% voting for question 6 no doubt. >> reporter: but maryland voters opposed to gay marriage say their votes will building counted. >> against gay marriage because i -- will be counted. >> against gay marriage bec
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. . >>> more americans than ever do not identify with an organized religion. a pugh research center/pbs survey found that 1 in five religions have no -- atheists and ding -- agnostics make up 6%. the poll found those who no longer identify with a leriel es ' rim lon are not looking for a new one. what is behind the surge? the head of the catholic university, theology joins us now. i hope i got your nam right. >> you did. >> what do you so is behind this? is the economy playing a role and people are losing faith? >> i don't think so. i so it as a wave or reaction to things
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Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
signed into law as president was to make sure women get equal pay for equal work. >> lisa and her little daughter will be following the first lady's instructions by encouraging others to vote. >> we go to a reading group, all women, great time to talk to women about the issues of being a mom and how barack obama is pushing womens issues. >> there are so many signs that we are headed in the right direction. the stock market has doubled. housing prices are rising. the unemplis the lowest it's been since my husband took office. >> the first lady told these virginia voters, you are the key. >> we need you to work like you've never worked before. >> the voter registration deadline in virginia is this monday, october 15. the election is now just 28 days away. >> love you all so much. >> in loudoun county, virginia, beth parker, fox 5 news. >> republican nominee, mitt romney, bolstered by new polls to show him closing the gap is focusing his attention on ohio. romney appeared at a rally this evening. he was joined by chris cristie. romney plans to campaign in ohio during four of the next
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Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
or professional ballots, if it's that close, might have the other person's name on it. >> i don't know how the law would judge this. presumably they could say, well, this is the republican ticket. somebody is voting for. on the other happen, they may say, no, if mitt romney is on there and it's not paul ryan at the top of the ticket, that invalidates that vote. i think these would be legal battles that would probably make the 2000 controversy between gore and bush seem ke a little tempest in the tea pot. >> lenny, tony perkins often brags about how you were his professor at au and all that. i wish you were one my professors. you're fantastic. >> well, thank you. >> thank you for joining us today. >> see you next time. >> see you next time. >> bye-bye. >> there is the answer. interesting. you would think -- but as lenny said, so many people -- if you get to that point, you really want this. >> has to be something unusual that would happen -- >> like eagleton. if you have a question you would like answered, send it to myfoxdc.com, click on the morning tab for a link to ask allison. >> good stuff. >>
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
and ballot question six next month. >> governor o'malley signed it into law back in march but opposition groups collected enough signatures to get the issue put to a voter referendum. >> it is a matter of treating everybody fairly. that is all it is. it is not a religious issue. it is just about fairness. >> once people have an opportunity to think about this issue a little more as we approach the election, i think you're going to see marylanders supporting question sick because it will protect every child's home equally under the law while also protecting religous freedom. >> another ravens play, speaking out on question six. center matt burke is in a tv ad speaking out against gay marriage. >>> it hook like there will not be a pepco strikeen the power provider and the union reached a tentative agreement over the weekend. pep so says the union still has to vote on it. this comes after months of negotiation. no word on the details of the contract. >>> coming up next, we go live to fox business network in new york. find out how many employed americans are searching for greener pastures. >
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Oct 10, 2012 4:25am EDT
bill he signed into law as president was to make sure that women get equal pay for equal work. or eq >> reporter: lisa bennett and her little daughter will be following the first lady's instructions by encouraging others to vote. >> we go to a reading group, all women, great time to talk to women about the issues of being a mom and how barack obama is pushing women's issues. >> there are so many signs that we are headed in the right direction. the stock market has doubled. housing prices are rising. unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since my husband took office. office. >> reporter: the first lady told the virginia voters you are the key. >> we need you to work like you've never worked before. >> reporter: the voter recommend station deadline in virginia is october 15th. the election just 2 days away. beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. starts now. good morning to you. it is wednesday, october 10th, 2012. live look outside right now. you know, it was chilly a couple of days ago and then it was rainy yesterday and i had a couple of sprinkles tod
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Oct 8, 2012 4:25am EDT
. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a
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Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
confirm to reporters that at least one law enforcement agency has asked for a copy of the report. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> a 4-year-old boy lucky to be alive tonight after falling from a ninth floor apartment window. it happened at the park montgomery complex in silver spring. police are trying to figure out how it happened. fox 5's audrey barnes has this story. >> reporter: the screen on this ninth floor window gave way sending a 4-year-old boy tumbling some 90 feet to the ground. instead of slamming into the industrial sized air conditioning units below, this tree broke his fall. aresa saw whose face we're concealing came by as it happened. >> i saw the child lying right over there. >> reporter: was he crying? >> yeah, he were crying. >> reporter: a neighbor called 911 and the little boy was rushed to a local trauma center with serious injuries. incredibly police say he was conscious and talking and even asked when he could go home. before that happens investigators have some questions for his mother like was anyone watching him or was he home alone? annie washington says sh
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
did confirm that least one law enforcement agency has asked for a copy of the report. john henrehan, fox 5 news. >>> ate fox 5 follow-up to the meningitis outbreak t has now spread to 11 states with iowa reporting its first case. as the number of cases grows across country, the pharmaceutical firm has hired a high profile defense lawyer. it is not the first time. the company was sued in 2004 with more lawsuits likely. dr.william shafner discusses what may be asked if the cases go to court. >> what is a compounding pharmacy in how are they licensed and supervised? -- what is a compounding pharmacy? how are they licensed and supervised. >>> what caused the death of the joint panda cub at our national zoo. >> we now have an answer to that question. that is coming up next. stay with us. [ mitt romney ]tay w look at the evidence of the last four years. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
of paying a law firm employee $800 in state money. she was also accused of theft and using state fund for her wedding. she will have to perform 300 hours of community service and pay back the $800 to the state. >>> also making headlines this morning, two running mates face off tomorrow in the first and only vice presidential debate. their goal, to boost the numbers at the polls. that is not only thing that stands to benefit. >> first, jerry sandusky is sentenced on charges he sexually abused 10 boys. while one chapter in the scandal has ended, the story is far from over. we're back in just a moment. [ female announcer ] it's onoe of the hardest decisions a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> former
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> the law of averages would dictate at some point they are going to get a win. game two is today for the nats. right now, they have -- now, they can close it out. they win this thing, all they would need is one win at home coming back here wednesday, thursday, friday if necessary. >> sweet. >> we are getting closer. >> thank you, dave. >> time for our facebook fan of the day now. we say hello to thomas sly. he tells us waking up to fox 5 has been the family's routine for the last eight years now and it helps begin the process of getting the kids to have school and work on time t look -- it looks like he has three kids there. >> i don't know how he has time to watch tv in the morning. >> we're glad you do. log onto our facebook page and leave a comment under thomas' picture. >>> why this one may be a tough one for your 401(k). more on that in our business beat. >> plus we are checking your morning commute and weather. fox 5 morning news will be back after the break. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-- brian, it's a 61-page investigation conducted by the outside law firm tad walliter ate al. the board -- et al. the board commissioned the report to look into the conduct of jim graham, longtime d.c. member and a longtime member of the metro board. in fact, i think it
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to the ancient law of supply and demand. >> uh-huh. >> and so we're seeing the spikes. in the last week or so, we have seen a decline in prices in the washington metro area and washington, d.c. proper. and now they're spiking up again. so, we don't have this under control and it needs to become under control. we think that that will happen by election day or by thanksgiving. >> election day or thanksgiving. okay. and so is that when we will start seeing some relief? or late least you hope we'll see relief, john. >> we have been wrong about this all year long. this has been an uncertainty year. we saw spikes when we thought prices were declining and when they declining, we have seen the vice-versas. so it's really strange out there now and anything can happen, but we're going to go on record saying we think the prices will decline the next four weeks or so or by thanksgiving. >> if not, we're going to have you back in here and talk to but that. >> you should. and beat me with many strikes. it's the third time this year we got it wrong. >> no, i mean -- . >> and that is how volatile the market is.
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Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
discovered she signed a petition supporting efforts to reverse maryland's same sex marriage law. now the university president is weighing in. >> if you see a story we should look into, the mr. us know. call us 202-895-3000 -- let us know. call us 202-895-3000 or e-mail us at fox5tips@wttg.com. the news is far from over tonight. stay close. 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. catch the great taste of pumpkin before it's gone. hurry into dunkin' donuts and grab a pumpkin muffin or donut today. america runs on dunkin'. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everythi
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